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Ouloplastic surgeons at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins treat many conditions and perform reconstructive services in several convenient locations. These conditions include:
- Abnormal tearing of the eye: tear duct blockage
- Anophthalmic socket and other problems of the eye: eye cancer, pain or trauma requiring removal of the eye
- Eyelid or facial squeezing disorders: blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, Meige syndrome, aberrant regeneration
- Eyelid disease: ptosis (droopy eyelids), dermatochalasis (sagging eyelid fat and skin), brow ptosis (droopy brows), ectropion, entropion, eyelid retraction, eyelid tumors
- Facial, eyelid, or eye socket trauma: fractures and lacerations
- Orbital disease: orbital tumors, Graves disease/thyroid eye disease, orbital inflammation/infection
- Skin cancer: Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, sebaceous cell carcinoma, melanoma, etc.
- Trichiasis: abnormally growing or misdirected eyelashes
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